Summer 1986

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • ON LOCATION

    John Yau on The Arc of a Diver—Judy Pfaff.
  • SLANT

    Lisa Liebmann on Vienna and Her Sisters. A parable, with strings.
  • THE CAVE

    Wolfram Schütte on The Art of Filming Painting: Derek Jarman and Caravaggio, Peter Greenaway and Jan Vermeer, Paul Leduc and Frida Kahlo.
  • GROUND UP

    Herbert Muschamp on Taking Liberty with Symbols.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on the tourist's industry's Dramamine against terrorism. Seeing the world through travel ads.
  • MODERN LIFE

    Carter Ratcliff on The Big Fight.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on Sonic Youth—under the counter, over the top.
  • FEATURES

  • AURORA MUSICALIS
    Glint (East of Woodbridge)—a record by Brian Eno created for this issue of Artforum, with a conversation between the artist and Anthony Korner
  • ART TREK
    An intergalactic report on the species of earthling called “artist.”
  • ENTRANCE, ENTRAPMENT, EXIT
    The process of Bruce Nauman.
  • ALIGHIERO BOETTI
  • The Red and the Black: A Note on Alighiero Boetti
    Germano Celant
  • A Project for Artforum
    Alighiero Boetti
  • ON THE TRAIL OF JEAN LE GAC
    The case of the painter who never paints.
  • THE COMMON AIR
    Trade winds and the Tradition in contemporary Indian Art.
  • CANDID CAMERA
    Robert Frank and awareness
  • REVIEWS